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How to create a rigging plan

“Give me a lever long enough and a prop strong enough, I can single handed move the world.”        Archimedes   ANSI 10.48 Qualified Person- One who can develop rigging plans and who has successfully demonstrated the ability to coordinate construction related to the wireless industry. Class III rigging says the minimum level of responsibility is a competent rigger communicating with…

Whew… It’s Hot Out There

A record heat wave sent temperatures soaring in Arizona and other parts of the West and Southwest – Reuters.com Heat wave in West enters Day 6 … – NBC News Record-breaking June 2021 heatwave impacts the U.S. West… Climate.gov In the late 1990s, Kathy Gill, President and Owner at Tower Safety, was installing fiber optic cable in Phoenix with the temperatures that week reaching 123˚. “It was incredibly…

How to Rescue from an Aerial Lift ANSI 92.24

While most towercos and carriers train for potential rescues from towers, the increase in usage of mobile platforms (MEWPS) has increased dramatically, particularly for monopoles, water tanks and lower level tower work. Unfortunately, accidents involving those assets have been on the increase as well, according to Tower Safety ™ CEO Kathy Gill, who recently attended a Scaffold & Access Industry Association…

Tower Safety: Minding the Tower Climber Mind

Kathy Gill has telecom in her blood. She is the second generation of her family to work in the business and got her start at 18 years old. Years later, Gill started a wireless construction company and noticed many climbers had insufficient training. “I was compelled to change that and provide quality training to keep climbers safe.” Fast forward, Gill,…

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